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investment from the private sector. we have great resources common knowledge, and expertise in energy. in energy we have created 1 billion pounds for capture in storage, one of the key technologies of the future. we created the world's first green investment bank. we're pioneering a new incentive for heat systems in people's homes, and we are putting in place a robust financial framework to incentivize renewable electricity. as a result, more than 12 billion pounds has been committed to into renewable projects in the u.k. and the past 18 months alone with the potential to support around 20,000 new jobs. we've also created new incentives to squeeze more oil and gas out of the north sea, including from the marginal fields. when we see opportunity, we must go for it. look at the way we of got behind tech city right here in london. two years ago there were around 200 digital companies. today there are 1200. with major tech companies like amazon and facebook setting up developer centers, this is now becoming the fastest-growing technology cluster anywhere in the world. we will be publishin
charged three more people over the deep water horizon accident. this from environment and energy news. the justice department charged three workers involved in the deepwater horizon with various criminal violations. dd go down to amarillo, texas, merlin is waiting on the independent line. you're on the "washington journal." caller: i was just wondering how much b.p. has actually made cleaning up the spill? host: not a stat i have for you right now, merlin. i can tell you b.p. was reporting profits in the fourth quarter of 2010 after the spill occurred. profits of about $5.5 billion. the spill occurred in the summer of that year. this according to b.p.'s website. in the third quarter of 2010, b.p.'s profits were about $5 billion. in the fourth quarter of 2011, $7.6 billion in profits. caller: does anybody think that they might have did it on purpose? host: why would you think that, merlin? caller: well, because i heard that the night right before the spill they pulled out their stocks in a lot of, you know, some of the money that they had out there, they pulled out -- host: where are y
. the 5-hour energy drink is possibly being linked to 13 deaths over the course of 4 years. details on where the investigation stands next. ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> if you're drinking those 5-hour energy drinks, you should know the fda is now investigating 13 deaths reported as adverse events after drinking the supplements. it is not known whether they caused the deaths. the company has responded to the reports saying it's, quote, unaware of any deaths caused by the consumption of 5-hour energy. end quote. >>> astronaut rich clifford had been on two missions in to space when he was diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease. dr. sanjay gupta says that didn't stop him from flying again. >> reporter: for most of us, this view is the closest we'll ever get to outer space. but it's this view that astronaut rich clifford had three times. >> and liftoff. >> reporter: when he blasted in to space in 1992, on "every dever" in 1994 and "atlantis"
those 5-hour energy drinks, you should know the fda is now investigating 13 deaths reported as adverse events after drinking the supplements. it is not known whether they caused the deaths. the company has responded to the reports saying it's, quote, unaware of any deaths caused by the consumption of 5-hour energy. end quote. >>> astronaut rich clifford had been on two missions in to space when he was diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease. dr. sanjay gupta says that didn't stop him from flying again. >> reporter: for most of us, this view is the closest we'll ever get to outer space. but it's this view that astronaut rich clifford had three times. >> and liftoff. >> reporter: when he blasted in to space in 1992, on "every dever" in 1994 and "atlantis" in 1996. as he flew the last shuttle mission on the way to the space station, clifford was carrying a secret. he had recently been diagnosed with parkinson's disease. >> i didn't really have any symptoms than the right arm didn't swing naturally when i walked. >> reporter: he had a clean bill of health but telling the doctor that hi
this morning's money report. >> reporter: good morning. dramatic reversal on oil, international energy agency predicts u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in five years all but self-sufficient in energy in 20 years, major reason increased production of shale oil we are doing better with keeping up with mortgage payments. percentage of those two months or more behind is now the lowest in more than three years. top british journal says no evidence tamiflu works. dozens of governments around the world stopped it in case there's another global flu outbreak world health organization is convinced it works the journal >>> beautiful picture from the sutro tower. high clouds and sun warmer weather on the way. >>> chevron has found a way to get around costly clean air requirements. the plant was damaged in august by a fire that sent a black cloud into the air several thousand sought medical attention. chevron has told the air quality management district it intends to repair not replace the damaged unit that means they will not be required to install new equipment chevron says it will voluntarily
isle. houston-based black elk energy confirmed all of this. hospital officials in new orleans saying they're treating four workers who are in critical condition with second and third degree burns over much of their bodies. the coast guard reports using helicopters and boats now to try to find the workers who were still missing. this comes just one day after oil giant bp agreed to felony charges and a record $4.5 billion settlement for the 2010 deep water horizon disaster. phil keating with the news live from south florida now. what triggered today's fire? >> it appears to be a maintenance crew using a blade saw to cut some pipe. that shot spark noose some spilled oil. thus causing the fire and causing some serious consequences. this all happened about 25 miles southeast of grand isle, louisiana. the fire only burned for about an hour and a half. so the platform itself is not believed to be in danger of collapsing as did bp's deep water horizon rig 2 1/2 years ago. black he will o'clock energy sent this showing the section of pipe being cut when the fire started. >> the oil, the platf
of those popular energy drinks. >>> a lot of us waking up to temperatures below freezing right now. a look at whether the cold is >>> looking at the stories making headlines right now at 5:30. the deadly attack of a u.s. consulate in libya. >>> a prince george's sheriff's deputy on leave this morning after shooting a man in riverdale. >> today is your first chance to plan to close as many as 20 d.c. schools. much more throughout the morning. first, good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >>> welcome back on this thursday, november 15th. it's going to be hard to peel the blanket off this morning. >> so hard. >> and bundle up when you get outside. >> here's tom kierein with your forecast. tom, good morning. >> grab the winter coat. temperatures around the region are in the mid and upper stheur30s. on the bay it's in the low 40s. here's your hour-by-hour forecast. 7:00 a.m., temperatures mid-30s. a lot of cloudiness. cloudiness through noon time. during the afternoon, sunshine breaking out. temperatures around 50 degrees. sunrise, 6:51. sunset, 4:54. hometown forecast in 10 minutes. a look at traf
will drive calf too, that's where the energy needs to be put. that's where the biggest bang for the buck will be in the business because, remember, as we looked at these more than minor changes in the financials of the telephone companies across the country, it was so important that we do these two things coi understand didn'tly. -- coincidentally. we got out of sync, one down efficiently and fast. we just have to work the usf thing, and it's about the consumer. >> host: jeff gardner, president and ceo of the windstream corporation. he is also chairman this year of the u.s. telecom trade association. he's been our guest on "the communicators" along with paul barbagallo of bloomberg. gentlemen, thank you. >> guest: thank you.Ñsr >> next, the interim america dialogue discusses the results of the november 6th elections and implications for latin america. panelists discuss the prospects for change with the obama add enrings' policies involving immigration, trade, drug policy, and economic cooperation. this is about an hour and ten minutes. >> this morning, we're going to have a conversation
investment in energy policy not just energy politics. >> the senator was in florida for a birthday celebration and he talked on the presidential campaigns. if you missed his speech it's available at journal@cspan.org. other headlines from the chicago tribune. 25 years after the death of harold washington. are black chicagoans better off? this from the baltimore sun. something we're seeing a lot more of in major metropolitan areas. fast money. cameras are plentiful and profitable but are they accurate and reliable. baltimore sun. the richmond times focuses on the international story is expanding air strikes and hamas levelled in ga savment back to policy issues whether or not medicare and medicaid in social security should be all part of the discussion in terms of bringing down the nation's debt. bob. north carolina good morning. republican line. caller: good morning. i would like to point out whenever somebody you know suggests privatizeing the social security system. demonize this push and go people in wheelchairs over a cliff. and in fact, in galveston where they opted out they'r
our energy policy. we fix problems, we don't complain about them. everybody started coming around -- that's right, we need to start doing that. we had a one-pager about how to address the immigration problem. one page. we went to the floor of the convention, and i will tell you about the texas convention. the largest gathering of conservatives in the nation break 8000 delegates at this convention. we started walking onto the floor, and all of a sudden i see "no amnesty" stickers, and i thought we would have a nice little debate. wrong. little did i note that it was on. they called us every name in the book. we had religious conservatives testify for us. we had this the reputed dr. phil session -- therapeutic doctor full session in the subcommittee. five times they attacked our platform. specifically our one-pager. it opened a lot of people's eyes the conservatives really do understand this problem. i believe the vocal minority and has hijacked this issue and they got us all fighting and they have done that on purpose, to make of that nothing happens -- make sure nothing happens. w
, the energy industry. all of which has constituencies behind them and are difficult to address. >> part of the president's answer to that is to not make the distinction between the corporate and the unincorporated business and raise taxes on what one of the speakers described as passed through entities. large partnerships. and that might have otherwise been corporations. >> i think there is no doubt that the corporate income tax in particular is a rickety structure in need of reform. coming about because we are in a world in which capital is increasingly mobile but we have this boundary around the corporate income tax in based on a national boundary and there is just tension contained in that phenomenon. there is dramatically different perspectives about where to move. the republican party seems much more interested in a territorial system where you get past on the profits that accrue in the united states. democrats are worried that creates even larger incentives for transfer pricing and for locating your profits overseas. and thereby escaping that tax. that is a fundamental divide. in
that are important for queer communities -- the energy that we are putting around marriage equality issue. >> this is an important question. issues of employment discrimination are critically important. even things like health care disparity, if you will, the reality of where lbgt people are, it is not quite clear and it doesn't bubble up to what is being talked about right now. because marriage equality had been at the forefront. and i do think in some ways, it is why the national gays and lesbians have spent so much time trying to broaden this to make sure that transgendered people in those issues are included in all the work that we do. it is widely thought very hard to make sure that gender identity is included in the employment nondiscrimination act. because we could go the other way with incremental progress with his progress. but we would've left out a whole swath of the community. folks who have greater experiences of discrimination, violence is still an issue. we forget that people are still being violently attacked because of who they are and because of who they love. i think a
about opportunities in the areas of trade and energy and other global affairs that really should be taken advantage of by the united states moving forward. but we have to -- we emphasize as well there are three issues that were on an old agenda that had not been resolved and stood in the way of more productive relationship between the u.s. and latin america. these issues were drugs, cuba, and immigration. the first two issues were important at the summit of the americas. the report was released right before the summit of the americas. the first two issues were raised at the summit. the presidents get a mandate to the american states to study the drug issue and the president made it clear there would not be another summit or unlikely another summit unless there was cuban participation in the summit. those issues certain were prominent. i think the election results had interesting implications for all three of these. perhaps the most important is the last one, immigration, which was not on the summit agenda. i think it has raised some expectations that this may be a real opportunit
of the inter-american dialogue, and we talked about opportunities in the areas of trade and energy and other global affairs that really should be taken advantage of by the united states moving forward. but we have to -- we emphasize as well there are three issues that were on an old agenda that had not been resolved and stood in the way of more productive relationship between the u.s. and latin america. these issues were drugs, cuba, and immigration. the first two issues were important at the summit of the americas. the report was released right before the summit of the americas. the first two issues were raised at the summit. the presidents gave a mandate to the organization of american states to study the drug issue. and also the president made it clear there would not be another summit or unlikely another summit unless there was cuban participation in the summit. those issues certain were prominent. i think the election results had interesting implications for all three of these. perhaps the most important is the last one, immigration, which was not on the summit agenda. i think it has ra
at the "national journal," covers energy and environmental issues. also the author of this great book called "the human cost of bp's rise to power," terrific book. he's an expert on all things bp which is a good thing because bp has just settled and has agreed to pay our government $4.5 billion related to this spill in the gulf. first of all mike, what do you make of it? >> it is an amazing amount of money. eric holder said yesterday it is the biggest criminal settlement in u.s. history. i think the last one was around half of that or less than half of that against the drug company. yet at the same time, there are people who say it is not enough. given the scope of this spill. in fact, one group, a public citizen yesterday said $4 billion is about 20% of bp's annual profits these days. >> oh, man. >> the government gave them five years to pay these penalties down. and now about half of that money will go back into the gulf. according to holder. for restoration efforts. >> national fish and wildlife foundation. >> rig
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% and change since november 6th. that doesn't feel good. also, added pressure on energy prices, because of unrest in the middle east today. oil prices are higher because of concerns that the fighting between israel and gaza could expand. that would potentially disrupt oil supplies in the region. light sweet crude oil prices up nearly 1% to 88 a barrel. and walmart on the offensive against a workers walkout planned for black friday. walmart filed a complaint with the national labor relations board. it says the union-backed, quote our walmart group didn't file the right paperwork to picket during past demonstrations. our walmart says it has 1,000 protests planned across the country later this week. walmart plans to open doors for black friday at 8:00 p.m. on thanksgiving night. so now, we're calling it black friday mission creep. it's black thursday now. so there you go. >> go shopping now. why wait? >> i'm going to tell you a little secret. according to deal news, 70% of the in-store deals for black friday are already available online. >> so throw on my sweat pants and be comatose after
of issues including tax reform, the national debt, energy and immigration policy. >> christine, you were in iowa giving a speech, as well, weren't you? did you run into each other? >> no, but they were all buzzing about how he was going to be there and democrats are saying look, here we go again. republicans are saying marco rubio. already in iowa they were talking about the precursor to 2016. >> would have been a good sighting for you. meanwhile how about this for a sighting? justin bieber took top honors sunday night at the american music awards. winning the artist of the year award, along with two other trophies. even brought his mom onstage to celebrate. gotta love someone who does that. nicki minaj won for favorite rap hip-hop album and favorite rap hip hot artist. taylor swift kept up her streak winning her fifth consecutive award for favorite country startist. and you can definitely call carly rae jepsen new partist of the year. >> about 19 minutes past the hour this morning. we're getting an early read on your local news making national headlines. from the odessa american in texa
-term recovery was at the stimulus really did begin this long-term reinvestment. it was by far the largest energy bill in the history of the country. we been spending a few billion dollars a year. the stimulus port and 90 billion, just a complete game changer for wind, solar and other renewables, energy efficiency and every imaginable form. [applause] i got for saying he thinks. for this marker, electric vehicles, biofuels, clean energy research and the technologies of tomorrow and factories to build the stuff in the united states. not just energy, but the stimulus is going to drag our antiquated health care system into the digital era so that your doctor might not kill you at this chicken scratch handwriting by 2015 just about every american will have an electronic medical record, which really should improve care and reduce costs and is really a down payment on health care reform. this included the most ambitious education reform in decades with race to the top of the largest infrastructure investment since eisenhower. it had the largest research investment other, the largest middle-class tax cu
member still missing and four others in the hospital. the ceo of black elk energy, which owns the rig, says it's a difficult time for the company and those injured workers. >> it was an emotional situation, and very best i could do was to comfort them, reassure them and get them back to their families. >> investigators believe vapors ignited as workers used a blow torch on an oil line. >>> the warning signals were indeed used at a parade crossing where a parade full of veterans were hit by a train. they were activated seven seconds before the truck crossed the tracks. more than a dozen were injured and four killed on thursday when the train hit the float. >>> a biz fwlar story in idaho. police are trying to figure out who broke into a zoo in boise and beat a monkey to death. a security guard saw two men running away from the primate exhibit early yesterday morning. apparently one of the men dropped a baseball cap with a skull design. then the guard found one of the monkeys hurt and later died. no other animals appeared to be hurt. >>> sandy's impact has crews clearing out damaged area
on foreign oil. and on energy and all of those things will help. but the key issue here is how do we make our labor internationally competitive? to do that you have to come up with new ideas, new tax cuts, incentives for industry and things like that. that will take some work from congress. and, you know, i feel like that is what they need to do. and it is the same old project, the same old system, it does not fit for today. is that simple. host: nancy cook. caller: that is a fascinating point. we have had these bush era tax cuts are almost over a decade now. the tricky thing about the tax code is at once you introduce changes to it, it is really hard to change them back and temporary tax cuts often become more permanent ones, and the caller raises a great point about thinking about, what should the tax code will look like rather than all of these temporary things adding up -- adding both parties are concerned. -- i think both parties are concerned. both parties say there would like to bring down the corporate tax rate to 28%. and the republicans want to do something or it would create a diff
other leaders, particularly in the gulf states, and to use that energy and rage and channel it against israel. it is the kind of unpredictable situation that egypt will have a tough time dealing with right now and it leaves the united states in a very difficult position. you remember, president obama said in that interview with telemundo that he wasn't sure egypt was really even a steadfast ally right now, he said it's not quite an enemy. right now when you have egyptian officials expressing such solidarity with hamas, it's clear to see why the united states had those doubts. >> richard engel in gaza, thanks very much. >>> we are learning more today about september's deadly consulate attack in benghazi, libya. former cia director david petraeus still reeling from the revelation of his affair, testified on capitol hill behind closed doors. kristin welker is in our washington bureau with more. good morning. >> reporter: general petraeus snuck in and out of the capital on friday, but his testimony is still making waves with lawmakers. some say it only raises more questions about the way t
important that we keep doing everything we can- - we spend, you know, every bit of our energy to finding solutions. >> reporter: eva bennick is still hoping to hear from fema. >> and so you have this sort of information vacuum and i thought it was very interesting that on the third day, the daily news was able to deliver my newspaper to my front porch, but fema can't find me. amazing. >> reporter: while she waits, the volunteers from occupy sandy are filling the gap. >> you know, it could be close to 10,000 people that have been, you know, martialed as individuals and as autonomous individuals and groups, but under one sort of, like, organizational structure so that they, we could, you know, meet some of those needs that were arising after the storm. >> reporter: the area is getting more attention today. the president took a helicopter tour of staten island and the rockaways this afternoon. >> brown: and the president offered some additional help today, appointing his housing and urban affairs secretary, shaun donovan to coordinate the long-term rebuilding efforts in new york and new jer
. we will also extend our cooperation in energy and security. furthermore we agree that thailand is a location and connecting these. we will work together to make the region an engine of growth, contributing towards global economic stability. it is in this context i inform the president that thailand will initiate negotiation on the trans pacific partnership and undertake the necessary domestic legislation process to make it become a realty. the president and i had these discussions about regional issues and i welcome his upcoming historic visit to myanmar and cambodia. and forecast on southeast asia and believe our bilateral partnership can help contribute to regional peace, security and prosperity. but our cooperation goes beyond the region. at the global level, thailand -- therefore, i informed the president that thailand will join the proliferation security initiative or psi. we believe that psi will keep from falling in the wrong hands which is in the shared interest of all. the president and i also discussed on how to tackle problems and in particular human trafficking. i r
employees, but these aren't the people that are getting the big green energy contracts or the billions of dollars going out to different companies, right? these are the special interest. >> it's the real people doing the job that create the jobs. it's the hardware st the catering business that hires people to get through. it's the papa john. i respect him even more than i did before for taking a stand on health care. the rule that full-time employees are 30 hours? i'd love to only work 30 hours, well, no, i wouldn't. my wife wouldn't like that, but we have got to address that. >> and the final word here, stan. >> sure, bottom line, electorate, citizens of the united states must do something different. let's not continue to do the same thing and expect a different result. and i'd say, unaffiliate, we'll get attention that way. you think about the election, what happens. do we need election, the focus is on the independents, the undecided. they have the power. well, then let's become independents. let's send the message that we don't care about party affiliation, what care about is you g
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